It’s easy to grow your own flowers from seed. Here’s beautiful flowers, growing information & seed collections for gifts.
Flower Seeds for your garden, for cut flowers and for wildlife.
Do you dream of a beautiful garden full of scented flowers and buzzing with wildlife?
The truth is that it’s not just a dream but a distinct possibility for you.
In this shop you will find flower seeds for your garden, for cut flowers and for wildlife. I have grown these flowers myself then selected the best, most beautiful and easiest plants for you to grow. To find out more about a plant just click on the images below to open the page and read more about how to grow them.
Seeds to sow in May.
There are lots of lovely Hardy Annual Seeds to sow in April. They are beautiful in your garden, excellent for wildlife and brilliant for cut flowers too.
May is the month to sow Half Hardy Annuals too. Cosmos Antirrhinum (Snapdragons) Rudbeckia and Cleome can all be sown now.
COUNTRY GARDEN SEED SHOP
Cynoglossum amabile Blue
Cynoglossum amabile Blue Seeds
If you love blue flowers you will adore this one. Cynoglossum produces masses of the most intense sky blue flowers. Sometimes called the Chinese Forget me Not, Cynoglossum is a fast growing annual. Flowers are produced just three months after sowing the seeds. It's good for cutting too… add them to mixed bunches or group them together for a striking display.
Sow in February or March indoors the plant out in May for flowers from June onwards. Alternatively sow in August to September for flowers the following year. Awarded the RHS AGM for reliability and good garden performance.
|Common Name||Chinese Forget-me-not|
|Plant Type||Hardy Annual |
|Height & Spread||45-60cm/18-24 inches tall x 30cm/1 foot wide|
|Sow Seeds||Sow in February or March indoors then plant out in May for flowers from June onwards. Sow direct in May. Alternatively sow in August to September for flowers the following year. Please note that seeds need total darkness for germination. Germinates at 18-20°C in 5 to 10 days.|
|Thin/Plant Out||Plant out 30cm/1 foot apart after the last frosts when the soil has warmed up in May.|
|Conditions Required||Cynoglossum prefers moist but well drained soil in full sun or part shade. |
Hardy to -15C
|Flower Production||Takes 12 weeks from seed to flower from a spring sowing. Keep cutting the blooms and your plants will keep producing flowers all summer long.|
|Picking||Pick when it's cool outdoors (early morning or evening) and stand flowers in a tall bucket of water for a good drink before arranging. Cynoglossum flowers last about 5 -7 days in a vase.|
|Planting Combinations||Cynoglossum is lovely in mixed borders, in mixed flower arrangements and complements most blooms.|